05/15/2013 11:31AM

Preakness Stakes: Orb tops nine entrants; post-position draw 6 p.m. Eastern

Barbara D. Livingston
Heavy Preakness favorite Orb was one of nine horses entered Wednesday morning.

BALTIMORE - There were no surprises at entry time at Pimlico on Wednesday, when nine were entered in Saturday's 138th Preakness Stakes, in which Kentucky Derby winner Orb will try to keep his Triple Crown hopes alive.

In addition to Orb, others in the Preakness are Departing, Goldencents, Govenor Charlie, Itsmyluckyday, Mylute, Oxbow, Titletown Five, and Will Take Charge.

The draw for the 1 3/16-mile race is scheduled for 6 p.m., and will be shown live on HRTV.

Preakness entrants
Purse: $1 million; 1 3/16 miles; Grade 1
Horse, Odds, Trainer, Jockey
Orb, 1-1, Shug McGaughey, Joel Rosario
Goldencents, 5-1, Doug O’Neill, Kevin Krigger
Departing, 6-1, Al Stall Jr., Brian Hernandez Jr.
Mylute, 10-1, Tom Amoss, Rosie Napravnik
Itsmyluckyday, 10-1, Eddie Plesa Jr., John Velazquez
Will Take Charge, 10-1, D. Wayne Lukas, Mike Smith
Govenor Charlie, 15-1, Bob Baffert, Martin Garcia
Oxbow, 15-1, D. Wayne Lukas, Gary Stevens
Titletown Five, 20-1, D. Wayne Lukas, Julien Leparoux
Odds by Mike Watchmaker, subject to change after the post-position draw
Television: Saturday, NBC, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Eastern